OPC Foundation: The Interoperability Standard for Industrial Automation™
The OPC Foundation is a global organization in which users, vendors and consortia collaborate to create data transfer standards for multi-vendor, multi-platform, secure and reliable interoperability in industrial automation.
OPC Foundation members release in 2008, the OPC Unified Architecture (UA) communications specification, which defines a platform independent service-oriented architecture that integrates all the functionality of the individual OPC Classic specifications into one extensible framework.
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MatrikonOPC provides equipment data connectivity products based on the OPC standard. The MatrikonOPC promise is to empower customers with reliable data access to all major automation vendors’ systems from native device connectivity to enterprise wide visibility, provide practical OPC training and deliver superior client care. MatrikonOPC builds close relationships with its customers to best address their business and technical needs. With offices in North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Middle East, MatrikonOPC provides local presence on a global scale. MatrikonOPC is a vendor neutral connectivity supplier.
MESCO Engineering, Inc
MESCO provides innovative product development in the area of process automation and factory automation. Their core competence is the development of industrial communication hardware and software. Functional safety and explosion protection are their strengths.
As a fully accredited PROFIBUS Competence Center and through the active membership in organisations like the HART Communication Foundation, the Fieldbus Foundation and IO-Link Working Group they are, engineering-wise, always a step ahead.
Since 1990 they have been offering their customers – worldwide – up-to-date inter-branch know-how, integrated solutions and a comprehensive service. At MESCO, an honest, transparent and partnership-like cooperation comes first.
Prosys OPC is a leading provider of OPC and OPC UA software products. In addition to offering state of the art OPC and OPC UA developer toolkits and applications software, we are also a strong partner in providing professional services to our customers. Our customers and partners include industrial, energy and high-tech companies.
Our main product Prosys OPC UA Java SDK is certified by OPC Foundation and offers full OPC UA client, server and application development capabilities to the standard Java environment. Using Java SDK we have also developed several applications, including Prosys OPC UA Historian, OPC UA Modbus Server, OPC UA Client, OPC UA Client for Android and OPC UA Simulation Server. Based on Java technology, these products are available in numerous platforms.
We have a global customer base in over 40 countries and we always supply professional support services with our products.
ST is a global semiconductor company with net revenues of US$ 6.97 billion in 2016.
Offering one of the industry’s broadest product portfolios, ST serves customers across the spectrum of electronics applications with innovative semiconductor solutions for Smart Driving and the Internet of Things. By getting more from technology to get more from life, ST stands for life.augmented.
Distribution and Development of Software and Components for Industrial Automation
Unified Automation offers products and services in the field of standardized communication in automation industry and beyond. Based on OPC Unified Architecture technology we offer a cross-platform software development framework to enable vertical information integration for application providers, from embedded device manufacturers up to enterprise application developers.
Unified Automation’s products enable companies to easily build, deploy and integrate standard communication technology. Our products are designed to improve the appeal and quality of customer’s applications and devices. Unified Automation enables customers to accelerate innovation, shorten time to market and increase revenues.